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IT33524: TRUNCATED VALUES INSIDE STORED PROCEDURE USING NLV()

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Procedure should return same values in both arguments but it
    truncates the second return value:
    
    DROP PROCEDURE IF EXISTS test_pr1;
    CREATE PROCEDURE test_pr1 ()
    RETURNING VARCHAR(255), VARCHAR(255);
    
    DEFINE init_str
    VARCHAR(255) ;
    DEFINE v_var                                            CHAR(1);
    
    LET init_str                                            =
    '3000.0 in int the value of my card 221) ' ;
    LET v_var
    = 'N';
    
    RETURN 'Insufficient Balance' || trim(init_str),
                    NVL (
                            DECODE (v_var, 'Y', v_var, null),
                            'Insufficient Balance' || trim(init_str)
                            );
    
    END PROCEDURE;
    UPDATE STATISTICS FOR PROCEDURE test_pr1;
    ================================================
    
    echo "EXECUTE PROCEDURE test_pr1();"|dbaccess stores_demo
    
    
    Database selected.
    
    
    
    (expression)  Insufficient Balance3000.0 in int the value of my
    card 221)
    (expression)  Insufficient Balance3000.0 in int the va
    
    
    1 row(s) retrieved.
    
    
    
    Database closed.
    
    
    
    CREATE PROCEDURE test_ffo ()
    
    RETURNING VARCHAR(255), VARCHAR(255);
    
    
    DEFINE init_str  VARCHAR(255) ;
    
    DEFINE v_var     CHAR(1);
    
    
    LET init_str     = 'NVL TEST OUT OF THE PROCEDURE' ;
    
    LET v_var        = 'N';
    
    
    RETURN 'Address unknown' || trim(init_str),
    
            NVL (DECODE (v_var, 'Y', v_var, null),
    
                 'Address unknown' || trim(init_str));
    
    
    END PROCEDURE;
    
    UPDATE STATISTICS FOR PROCEDURE test_ffo;
    
    
    (expression)  Address unknownNVL TEST INSIDE THE PROCEDURE
    (expression)  Address unknownNVL TEST INSIDE THE PROCE
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of Informix Server prior to 12.10.xC15 and 14.10.xC5.  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to Informix Server 12.10.xC15 (when available) or    *
    * 14.10.xC5.                                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in Informix Server 12.10.xC15 and 14.10.xC5.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT33524

  • Reported component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5725A3900

  • Reported release

    E10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-07-13

  • Closed date

    2020-12-07

  • Last modified date

    2020-12-07

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A3900

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU029","label":"Software"},"Product":{"code":"SSGU8G","label":"Informix Servers"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"E10"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
08 December 2020